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July 31, 1989

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1989 the Game Boy handheld video game device was released in the U.S. Unknown to most Americans, the Nintendo Game Boy was a long-term strategy by the Japanese to reduce the American youth to … Continue reading

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December 10, 1906

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1906, US President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for helping mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese War. The Japanese and Russian governments stated they didn’t have … Continue reading

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July 10th, 1969

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1969 the National League was divided up into two baseball divisions, East and West. The Atlanta Braves were forced into the West Division with the San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Houston … Continue reading

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November 9, 1927

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1927, the Giant Panda was discovered in China. In 1954, 27 years later, a giant lizard discovered Japan and goes on a rampage and destroys most of Tokyo. The Chinese are quietly satisfied with … Continue reading

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September 15, 2011

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2011, the Australian passport rules were changed to allowed indeterminate to be listed as a gender along with male and female. Rejected were; (1) Man trapped in a woman’s body, (2) Woman trapped in … Continue reading

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August 15, 1918

On THIS DAY IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 1918 the first full length cartoon was shown. The Japanese watch it two years later and politely state how nice and interesting it is, but that it could use more tentacles, bondage, and kittens.

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August 7, 1985

On This Day In History! in 1985 – Takao Doi, Mamoru Mohri and Chiaki Mukai were chosen as Japan’s first astronauts. The astronauts were trained to fly and operate the ZGMF-X42S Destiny Gundam and took it on its first test … Continue reading

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July 31, 1992

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY in 1992, Georgia joined the United Nations. Then Governor Zell Miller showed up wearing a gigantus cowboy hat, bushy fake red eyebrows, a monstrously large red mustache, and two six-shooters strapped to his waist and … Continue reading

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